IRVINE, CA, June 13, 2015 – PICS Auditing, LLC, the global leader in supply chain risk management solutions, today announced a significant achievement in reaching SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type II certification for the company’s cloud-based enterprise software platform. This accomplishment demonstrates the firm’s ongoing commitment to upholding the highest of standards related to data security and operational continuity.
"This achievement signifies that our customers’ trust and confidence is paramount in this highly regulated industry. In earning SOC 2 certification, we have demonstrated the operational maturity required to satisfy the most stringent of market requirements at all times," said Raja Epsilon, Vice President of Engineering.
The SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type II certification is a reporting standard established by the AICPA (American Institute of CPAs) to report on the controls and services provided to customers. It is a critical designation for any SaaS vendor that handles sensitive client or partner data.
PICS completed a stringent, independent audit of its technology services, processes, and controls required to earn the certification. The audit components include the ability to assess and reduce risk, assure business continuity, and provide controlled security measures to ensure privacy and confidentiality of data.
As PICS continues to experience rapid growth and global expansion, this achievement assures that highly sensitive customer information is safeguarded at the highest level.
About PICS PICS Auditing, LLC, is the world’s leading provider of supply chain risk management solutions. Hundreds of global organizations depend on PICS to align their supply chains to sustainable business practices, worldwide. Our prequalification and auditing services have become the standard in many industries, including: chemical, construction, energy, food & beverage, oil & gas, mining, manufacturing, pulp & paper, and pharmaceutical. Headquartered in Irvine, California, PICS supports suppliers in 90 countries operating out of 15 offices. Access to thousands of vendors’ prequalification information is housed online at PICSauditing.com.